Katrina Naomi

Katrina on Love Your Enthusiasm Podcast

The US podcast Love Your Enthusiasm features Katrina Naomi and her poetry.

In this episode, Katrina shares:

  • Her introduction to poetry and how it has become the focal point in her life.
  • The importance of accepting rejection as a writer and learning to push through.
  • Her creative process and some of the requirements she needs to create.
  • Why showing up and putting in the work are more important than seeking inspiration.
  • Surprisingly positive effects the pandemic has had on her work and productivity.
  • Where she turns when she needs to step away from her poetry and renew her energy.
  • The three-step creative process she takes to write a poem.
  • Poetry recommendations and why she enjoys reading translated poetry.
  • Why fear does not hold her poetry back, but rather provides a platform from which to write.
  • How she moved past her toughest rejection and what she learned from it.
  • Why it’s important for her to demystify poetry and create a more inclusive space.
  • Supportive advice for young aspiring poets—read more than you write and write about what you care about.

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More to explore:

An Hour from Here

An Hour from Here is a short film about collaboration. A collaboration between poet Katrina Naomi and the visual artist, Tim Ridley.

Arvon poetry course

Katrina will be running an Arvon poetry course with Jen Hadfield at the end of May. ‘Come prepared to write as many

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